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French kindergarten teachers are hardcore:

A schoolteacher whose body, face and tongue are covered in tattoos and who has had the whites of his eyes surgically turned black said he was prevented from teaching at a French kindergarten after a parent complained he scared their child.

https://canoe.com/news/weird/frenchman- ... aching-job

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fuck. who would let this person babysit their kid?
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Coronavirus: France to impose night-time curfew to battle second wave

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced a night-time curfew in Paris and eight other cities to try to curb the rapid spread of coronavirus.

The measure - from 21:00 to 06:00 - will come into effect from Saturday and last for at least four weeks, Mr Macron said in a televised interview.

A public health emergency has also been declared.

Meanwhile Germany announced that bars and restaurants in higher-risk areas must close early.

Chancellor Angela Merkel announced tightened restrictions on Wednesday as the country recorded more than 5,000 new infections for the first time since April.

In areas where infections exceed 50 per 1,000 inhabitants, bars and restaurants must close their doors by 23:00. Private gatherings will be limited to 10 people from two households.

Across Europe, governments are introducing new restrictions to battle a second wave of infections.

A partial lockdown has come into force in the Netherlands and cafes and restaurants are closing.

Earlier, Spain's north-eastern region of Catalonia said bars and restaurants would close for 15 days from Thursday.

The Czech Republic has shut schools and bars. It has the highest rate of infection in Europe over the past two weeks, at 581.3 cases per 100,000 people.

The Irish government announced a ban on household visits from Thursday night, but childcare and visits on compassionate grounds will still be allowed.
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Coronavirus: French police raid ministers' homes in pandemic inquiry

French police have raided the homes of senior government and health officials as part of an investigation into their handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

Health Minister Olivier Véran and the director of the national health agency, Jérôme Salomon, are among those whose properties were searched on Thursday.

The raids came after a court launched an inquiry earlier this year into the government's handling of the pandemic.

It has faced criticism over shortages of equipment and slow response times.

Prime Minister Jean Castex is also under investigation, French media report, as is his predecessor Edouard Philippe and Mr Véran's predecessor Agnès Buzyn.

The prime minister and Mr Véran have been at the forefront of France's new policy of imposing night-time curfews in nine cities, including Paris, from Saturday, which will be enforced by 12,000 police.

"This means at 21:00 everyone must be at home and, without exception, every place, business or public service open to the public will be shut," Mr Castex said on Thursday.

In July, the court launched the inquiry into the government's handling of the pandemic after members of the public, including doctors and relatives of victims, alleged that it had been criminally negligent in its response to Covid-19.

The special court hears cases of alleged wrongdoing by ministers and other government officials in the course of their duties.

But for the claims to be substantiated, there would have to be evidence that officials knowingly failed to take obvious steps that would have saved lives.
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-54535358
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Teacher decapitated in France after showing class caricatures of Muhammad

Yup. Exactly what it sounds like. He was teaching a class about freedom of speech.

The suspect was later killed by police.
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Anaxagoras wrote: Sat Oct 17, 2020 12:18 am Teacher decapitated in France after showing class caricatures of Muhammad

Yup. Exactly what it sounds like. He was teaching a class about freedom of speech.

The suspect was later killed by police.

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Apparently the teacher warned his class that the lesson could be offensive to Muslims, and any Muslim pupils were free to leave before the class started. Most of the Muslim pupils did leave but one Muslim girl remained.

Not good enough for the Muslim fundamentalists, so the teacher received threats of legal action, death threats, and was then beheaded.
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The French kinda need to make showing these cartoons compulsory , otherwise how many other teachers will continue, especially in highly Muslim areas?
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New York paper reported this as “police shoot man In Paris”
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An armed suspect was murdered by French Police today
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After Teacher’s Decapitation, France Unleashes a Broad Crackdown on ‘the Enemy Within’
The New York Times
PARIS — France on Monday unleashed a broad crackdown on Muslims accused of extremism, carrying out dozens of raids, vowing to shut down aid groups and threatening to expel foreigners as anger swept the country following the decapitation of a high school teacher for showing caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad in class.

Many of those swept up in raids were already in police files for showing “signals” of potential radicalization, like preaching radicalized sermons or sharing hate messages on social networks, government officials said. More than 200 others — the bulk already in prison — were threatened with a rare mass expulsion.

But other groups targeted in the raids included Muslim associations previously given government subsidies for their work promoting better civic relations, and only 15 of the people arrested had any connection to the gruesome attack on Friday.

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Covid provides a good cover against SJWs
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A tribute to Samuel Paty, the beheaded teacher in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine last Friday, will be paid in Occitania this Wednesday. Carole Delga, the president of the Region, has decided to project on the facades of the two Regional Hotels, in Toulouse and Montpellier, the cartoons of Charlie Hebdo between 5 pm and 9 pm. "A strong act which joins the decision of Regions of France to publish, with the National Education, a work gathering the religious and political cartoons of the regional and national press", explains the President of the Region through a press release.

This screening takes place on the day when the national tribute to Samuel Paty is scheduled at the Sorbonne in Paris. "Beyond this symbolic action, it is my desire to express a message to our fellow citizens: in our Republic, there can be no arrangement with secularism, freedom of expression and freedom of conscience which are at the heart of our republican model. There must be no weakness in the face of the enemies of democracy, in the face of those who deviate from religion to transform it into a weapon of war, in the face of those who spawn, by calculation or renunciation, with those who have the political objective of destroying the Republic," Carole Delga added.

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https://www.ladepeche.fr/2020/10/20/ens ... 152377.php
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Good. Should be on every government building, in all free countries. If it’s just a few places, they will need the armed guards (shown in the pictures)
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France deports Bosnians who shaved daughter's hair over love affair

The ministry said five members of the girl’s family in the eastern city of Besancon had been deported to Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, on Saturday morning.

“This expulsion from the national territory is the consequence of unacceptable behaviour on the part of the family in August, notably beatings and the shaving of an adolescent girl who was in love with a young Serbian man of another religion,” the ministry said.

It added that the girl, a minor, will be taken care of by social services and will obtain the right of residence in France when she reaches majority.

French media reported in August that a 17-year old Bosnian Muslim woman in Besancon had been beaten by her family and her hair had been forcefully shaved off because she wanted to marry a 20-year old Serbian Christian.

Bosnian and Serb forces fought a war in the 1990s that resulted in thousands of civilian deaths.
https://es.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN2790JS

Lacks context, and there's not that much on the Internet.
The parents were arrested on October 23, after a court in Besancon convicted them of violence against a minor.

They were also barred from entering France for five years. An aunt and an uncle of the victim were also sentenced to prison terms.
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The family had arrived from Bosnia-Herzegovina two years ago.
https://www.rferl.org/a/france-deports- ... 10703.html

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Is France signaling that things are going to change? Hmmm… :notsure: